Yasmeen Hassan

Anchor/Producer 6:30 News

"I'm honored to be able tell people's stories and be a part of this community."

She grew up all over the East Coast, but went to school in Tucson at the University of Arizona (Bear Down!). After graduating, Yasmeen moved to Phoenix to work in television, producing and reporting for Good Morning Arizona. She is excited about meeting new people, facing new challenges, and taking in everything that the Tri-Cities area has to offer. Yasmeen says the best part of her job is connecting to the community everyday.   YasmeenH@kvewtv.com @YasmeenKAPPKVEW https://www.facebook.com/YasmeenNews

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UPDATE: Coroner: Two people found in home may have died from carbon monoxide poisoning

2 bodies found neel loop

Benton County Detectives say that two bodies were found inside a home on Neel Loop.
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Average Price of Gasoline in Oregon $3.04

Gas Prices

The AAA auto club reports the average price of a gallon of gasoline in Oregon is $3.04.
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Average Gas Prices in Washington $3.09

Gas Prices

  The AAA auto club reports the average prices of a gallon of gasoline in Washington is $3.09. The AAA auto club reports the average prices of a gallon of gasoline in Washington is $3.09.  
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Attorney General Says No Permission Needed for Body Cams

  Washington Attorney General Bob Ferguson says police don't need permission to record their interactions with citizens using cameras worn on their uniforms. Washington Attorney General Bob Ferguson says police don't need permission to record their interactions with citizens using cameras worn on their uniforms.  
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Oregon GMO Measure May be Headed for Recount

GMO foods

  An Oregon ballot measure that would require labels for genetically engineered foods may be heading for an automatic recount. An Oregon ballot measure that would require labels for genetically engineered foods may be heading for an automatic recount.  
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Inslee Wants Solutions to Carbon Pollution

Gov. Jay Inslee has challenged two Republican senators to "do more than just criticize and mischaracterize actions" being considered to reduce carbon pollution.
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New Ad Campaign for Health Exchange

Washington Healthplanfinder

The Washington health exchange has launched a new advertising and outreach campaign, focused on helping people understand the value of insurance.
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Reservoir Behind Wanapum Dam to Begin Filling

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Enough repairs have been made to the cracked Wanapum Dam to soon allow the reservoir to partially refill.
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Oregon Employers Add 9,900 Jobs in October

Jobs Report

State figures show that Oregon employers went on a hiring spree this fall, adding nearly 10,000 jobs in October.
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Washington Hospitals Prepare for Ebola Patients

Ebola

The state Health Department says the risk of Ebola in Washington is low, but eight hospitals are preparing to care for Ebola patients if needed.
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Washington State Health Exchange Up and Down

Washington Healthplanfinder

  It was a ragged opening weekend for the Washington state health insurance exchange where people buy insurance under the Affordable Care Act. It was a ragged opening weekend for the Washington state health insurance exchange where people buy insurance under the Affordable Care Act.  
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Report Recommends Jail Time for Steven Powell

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A state corrections officer has recommended that the father-in-law of missing Utah woman Susan Powell serve 60 days in jail for failing to get court-ordered sexual deviancy treatment.
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Washington Class Size Initiative Barely Passing

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The last mail-in ballots to be counted in Washington should decide whether a class size initiative passes.
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Reservists Deploying to West Africa

Ebola

About 15 Air Force reservists from Joint Base Lewis-McChord are scheduled to deploy Saturday to west Africa to help fight Ebola.
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Services for Marysville School Shooting Victim

Marysville-Pilchuck High School

Services are being held Thursday and Friday on the Tulalip Indian Reservation for Shaylee Chuckulnaskit, one of the students killed in the shooting at Marysville-Pilchuck High School.
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Study: Not All College Work Boosts Future Earnings

 A new study has found a short-term college certificate won't help students earn more money in the long run.
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WSP Deploying New Breath Testers

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The Washington State Patrol is preparing to roll out new breath-testing instruments to measure alcohol in drivers suspected of drunken driving.
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Inmate Escapes From Klickitat County Jail

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The Klickitat County sheriff's office says an inmate escaped about 5 a.m. Monday from the county jail in Goldendale.
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Yakama Tribe to Sue Over Hanford Cleanup

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The Yakama Tribal Council says it will sue the U.S. Department of Energy and the Environmental Protection Agency over plans to clean up Hanford's 300 Area.
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Panel Finds Problem with Hanford Vapors

Hanford Site

A new report concludes that the U.S. Department of Energy does not have an adequate system to detect whether harmful vapors are sickening workers at the Hanford Nuclear Reservation, the nation's most polluted nuclear site.
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